Suggested herbs and supplements Broccoli sprout extract St. Mary’s thistle (Sylibum marinum)
– rich in organic sulphur, which cleanses and nourishes blood, boosts immunity, supports the liver and may ward off cancer.
• Must-ing and should-ing. Who says?
Stop. Feel. Watch. • Belief-ing. Question every belief. Then
test it again. • Right-ing. Only nature has the right to
be perfect. • Label-ing. Allow yourself to see things
fresh. • Impress-ing. Who are you trying to
fool? Set yourself free. • Please-ing. Do it from real love or
don’t do it all. Manners are passé. • Compare-ing. If you look, there will always be someone better. Stop looking. • Blame-ing. Own your situation, even if
it doesn’t look fair. • Gossip-ing. Give others the respect
you deserve. • Criticise-ing. Stop. We’re all the same.
Feel your heart. • Jibber-jabber-ing. Stop bitching inside
your head. • Excuse-ing. Don’t give your power
away to feed shame. • Complain-ing. Count your blessings;
there are others worse off. When we unblock our energy, kidney energy can flow to the heart centre, and our life force flows up to higher levels of awareness and being. Then we employ higher levels of mind, see things more clearly, depression lifts, we become more compassionate, understanding and patient, love becomes increasingly unconditional, and personal horizons are expanded. Sex also becomes more cosmic. There. Now you’re sold on the idea. Tut tut, cheeky. n
Boris von Rechenberg, DOCH, is a transformational energy healer, meditation teacher, coach and educator; combining holistic psychology and transpersonal hypnotherapy with quantum source energetics. Based in Melbourne, he helps others rediscover true self, life purpose, ease, abundance, radical forgiveness, peace of mind, youth and wellness through whole being.
INGREDIENTS 1 butternut pumpkin 1 big sweet potato 2 onions 4 cloves crushed garlic ½ cup almond milk ½ cup pine nuts 5 small pieces tofu 2 blanched tomatoes
For a Thai pumpkin soup – 2 tablespoons curry paste
For a protein pumpkin soup – 1 big piece of tofu 1 tablespoon parsley and sage
Immunity is something we need to look after. Too many of us get sick and then get sick again and again… and we go straight for the antibiotics. Prevention is better than cure. Look after yourself and strengthen the body. Eat with the seasons and eat the
DIRECTIONS Roast the whole butternut pumpkin, sweet potato, onions and garlic for 45 minutes on 200°C.
Place these all in the blender with the almond milk and tofu, pine nuts and blanched tomatoes, and blend.
Add some curry paste to make a great Thai pumpkin soup.
Add some grilled tofu pieces, fresh parsley and sage for a great protein meal.
Excerpted with permission from Rob’s recipe book, ” Food for the body, mind & Spirit”.
For a list of benefits of each of these ingredients, please refer to the article at www.livingnow.com.au
Rob Lobosco is a doctor Of Chinese medicine, actor, presenter, writer, film maker, with a real love for health and well-being. He has run health retreats, at Yera Health Retreat, for the last ten years. He self-published his series of three health books, and two inspirational novels.